Mood swings tend to increase during puberty for children with Kleefstra syndrome
Mood in Kleefstra Syndrome
Research suggests that mood swings can be present in individuals with Kleefstra Syndrome. These often become more frequent during puberty.
Watch the video to hear parents describe their children’s mood, interest and pleasure.
There is also some evidence that mood, interest and pleasure may decrease with age in Kleefstra syndrome; however, this is based on a very small number of individuals and these findings are yet to be published in a scientific journal.
The information on this website was developed in collaboration with www.kleefstrasyndrome.org. This is the parental support group for Kleefstra, a well-developed community with an active facebook group and parent support conference. Please visit their website for further information and to get in touch with families of individuals with Kleefstra syndrome.